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Troy Cook Health and Leadership Program



The Troy Cook Health and Leadership Program aims to build a healthy and active lifestyle for Indigenous communities by educating participants about health, mental wellbeing and substance abuse.

The program will empower the participants to evaluate opportunities and challenges associated with day to day living in society and will teach them how to take action to lead a healthy lifestyle, to avoid injury, make socially and personally responsible decisions and reduce threats to their health and wellbeing.

The course covers the topics of:

The program is offered in schools and workplace groups, and is tailored to suit the needs of the participants. The Troy Cook health and leadership program is currently being delivered at Greenfields Primary School, Warnbro Community High School, Dudley Park Primary School, and John Tonkin College.

Abstract adapted from the Wirrpanda Foundation


The Wirrpanda Foundation
Perth Office
Central Institute of Technology (Leederville Campus)
Leederville WA 6008
PO Box 508
Subiaco WA 6904
Ph: (08) 9242 6700
Fax: (08) 9242 6701


Last updated: 27 June 2016
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